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Let Someone Know If You Plan to Burn

Rural fire departments are often dispatched to brush fires in their area, only to arrive on scene and find a landowner is burning a brush pile or a plot of land on purpose. Fire departments have even, on occasion, put ...

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Highway Patrol Announces Promotions, Staff Changes

Captain Dwayne F. Isringhausen, commanding officer of Troop G, Willow Springs, announces personnel changes for Troop G, effective Sept. 1. Corporal Logan Elliott has been promoted to the rank of sergeant and has transferred from Zone 6, southern Howell/Oregon counties, ...

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County Plans To Work On Slabs Next Week

The Douglas County Road Department is planning to do maintenance work next week that will inconvenience motorists for a short time. Associate Commissioner Leon Potter said a concrete slab at Turkey Creek on County Road 209, between Highway FF and ...

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Defendants Get Prison Sentences For Drug Use

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, during Law Day proceedings, 44th Judicial Circuit Judge Craig Carter sentenced three defendants to the Missouri Department of Correc­tions. All three cases involved meth­amphetamine. James “Bo” Ellison, 27, of Ava, was sentenced to four years in ...

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